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Old 08 March 2005, 13:26   #1
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Cowes Classic!

I'm just watching Meridian tonight and they have said that the Cowes Classic is to include the powerboat world champs or something.

Last I heard the future of the CC was under threat as there weren't any sponsors and the racing was becoming too dangerous in the solent with all those yachties. So, this is great news!

They reckon it'll become the "grand national" of powerboat racing.

Can anyone shed any more light on this? Adam, Martin?

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Old 08 March 2005, 13:31   #3
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Its going to be on South today in the next couple of minutes I think...
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Old 08 March 2005, 14:17   #4
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I think the P1 show at Cowes will be great - well marketed racing with some big interesting boats.

Not sure where it leaves everyone else as Cowes have not looked after the racers at all in recent years. Also not sure what courses P1 will be racing as they generally run quite short laps I believe?

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They did mention on the news they were going to make it exciting for the spectators...i.e. close short circuit racing I guess.

I can't wait for that weekend now!

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Sounds good


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anyone got any other info on this...? dates and the like.?


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25th of august ish I think. Check out www.cowesclassic.com but this hasn't been updated since last year.

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25th till the 28th although Monday (29th) is a bank holiday it is never used except for going home with a hangover!
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I'm not sure of all the details on this but I have a meeting on Friday night so may know more after that.

Will let you know

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